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Children's Activity Event, Mon 23 Jul - Fri 31 Aug 2018


National Trust Nostell

National Trust Nostell


Get wild outdoors on Mondays and Tuesdays, with messy play and fun in the gardens, practice your cycling skills on Wednesdays and craft a masterpiece inspired by Thomas Chippendale in a Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat workshop on Thursdays and Fridays.

Get wild! Mud, water and clay for play
Enjoy the summer holidays with messy fun in the gardens with mud, water and clay activities.
Join in hands-on fun outdoors this summer. Perfect for littlies, but big kids welcome too!

Get Wild! Looking after wildlife
Have you ever made a home for wildlife? Come along to learn how to encourage more bees, bugs, frogs and hedgehogs to start calling your garden home, have fun building a shelter, or get messy doing some leaf art.

Summer of Sport: Cycling
Meeting point: on the vista
Join Wakefield District Cycle Forum to test your cycle skills and pick up top tips for maintaining your bike. Don’t miss the bike-only woodland trails for a few more twists and turns.

Thursdays and Fridays – Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat
Meeting point: workshop in the house
We will be celebrating the diversity of Chippendale’s career, in a range of creative activities for families. This summer we are having fun with marbling paper and using it in a variety of creative pursuits, like book binding and wallpaper making. Join us to try out different materials tools and techniques and discover the designer within you.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 23 Jul - Fri 31 Aug 2018 11:00 to 15:00


Booking not needed
Free event (admission applies)

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 2 May - Sun 28 Oct Chippendale: the Man and the Brand
Wed 2 May - Sun 28 Oct Dovetail, Biscuit, Splat
Fri 13 Jul - Sun 4 Nov Interior Worlds: Thomas Chippendale at Nostell
Fri 13 Jul - Sun 4 Nov Obelisk Marbling
Wed 18 Jul Priory 10K
Thu 19 Jul Thursday Health Walk


Estate Office

01924 863892


Doncaster Road,



See location of National Trust Nostell on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 407171  Lat: 53.64883 Long: -1.38574

By Road:
On the A638
5 miles south east of Wakefield towards Doncaster.
Sat Nav postcode: WF4 1QA

Parking charges:
£4.00 for all day parking

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: 485, 496, 498 from Wakefield Bus Station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups